Australia paddles out to #fightforthebight

With over 31,000 submissions currently under review by NOPSEMA, thousands have paddled out in Torquay, Burleigh Heads and Melbourne against proposed oil drilling by Norwegian mining company, Equinor, in the Great Australian Bight.

Surfrider Foundation Australia and the Great Australian Bight Alliance are calling communities across Australia to paddle out and #fightforthebight.

Now is the time to have your voice heard.

We are excited to announce the upcoming national paddle outs, with more dates to be announced shortly.

Perth, Cottesloe Beach – Sunday, 7 April

Newcastle, Nobby’s Beach – Sunday, 14 April

Hobart, Long Beach – Saturday, 27 April

Sydney, Bondi Beach – Sunday, 28 April

Adelaide, Brighton Beach – Sunday, 5 May

Wollongong, North Wollongong Beach – Sunday, 5 May